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Henry Threadgill

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Henry Threadgill

Henry Threadgill has been played on NTS shows including Music To Ease Your Disease, with Air Song first played on 30 March 2014.

Henry Threadgill (born February 15, 1944), Chicago, Illinois, is an American saxophonist, flautist and composer.

He performed as a percussionist in high school marching bands, and served briefly in a U.S. Army band.

Threadgill is notable as one of avant-garde jazz's most unique composers. His dense, elaborate, multi-layered music is often strictly scored, in contrast to the loose, improvisatory feel of much jazz. Elements of traditional African music, Mexican music, folk music and opera are often as prominently featured as traditional jazz and blues…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
I Can't Wait Till I Get Home
Henry Threadgill
Novus1988
I Can't Wait Till I Get Home
Henry ThreadgillNovus1988
Discogs
Air Song
Air, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall feat. Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall
Whynot, Trio Records1975
Air Song
Air, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall feat. Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCallWhynot, Trio Records1975
Discogs
Song Out Of My Trees
Henry Threadgill
Black Saint1994
Song Out Of My Trees
Henry ThreadgillBlack Saint1994
Discogs